Men's golf

Bubba Watson poses with his trophy on the 18th green after winning the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 19, 2018 - 9:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson says he was contemplating retirement. The two-time Masters champion had gone two years without winning. He fell out of the top 100 in the world ranking for the first time in 10 years. He was losing power and losing confidence, and didn't matter which color golf ball...
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Bubba Watson pumps his fist after making a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 18, 2018 - 8:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about this golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring. Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a winner...
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Bubba Watson hits his second shot on the second hole during the third round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 17, 2018 - 11:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open. Yes, golf is...
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Tiger Woods tries to coax a putt on the 14th green during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 16, 2018 - 5:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods is playing the Honda Classic, this third PGA Tour start as he tries to build up his game for the Masters. It will be the first time since 2014 that Woods plays at PGA National, about a 20-minute drive from his home in South Florida. He withdrew from the final round...
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Patrick Cantlay drives on the 12th tee in the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 16, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Cantlay came within an inch of a hole-in-one , the start of three straight birdies that led to a 2-under 69 and a two-shot lead in the Genesis Open. Cantlay, the No. 1 amateur in the world when he played at UCLA, had to wait until the end of Friday to see if the lead held...
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Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the third hole during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The guy who grew up 40 miles away, first played Riviera as a teenager and was out of golf with a bad back returned Thursday and shared the lead at the Genesis Open. That would be Patrick Cantlay, not Tiger Woods. And the biggest difference was that hardly anyone saw it. Cantlay,...
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February 12, 2018 - 9:45 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The British Open is returning to the home of golf in 2021. The Old Course will host the 150th anniversary of the world's oldest major to mark "a true celebration of golf's original championship and its historic ties to St. Andrews," the R&A said Monday. It will be...
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Ted Potter Jr. poses with his trophy next to Clint Eastwood on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 12, 2018 - 3:11 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ted Potter Jr. beat three of the biggest names on the PGA Tour at one of the most famous golf courses in America, and then his day got even better. Walking out to the 18th green for the trophy presentation at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, he stopped to chat with...
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Ted Potter Jr. poses with his trophy next to Clint Eastwood on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 11, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For one day at Pebble Beach, Ted Potter Jr. was better than the best in the world. Look back even further, and his three-shot victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is even more remarkable. He played so many mini-tour events that he lost track of how many...
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Dustin Johnson follows his chip shot to the 13th green of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 09, 2018 - 8:27 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dustin Johnson already was feeling good about his game heading over to the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula. Another day of gorgeous weather in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am made him feel even better. Johnson ran off three straight birdies to start his round, made...
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